2 Corinthians 4:4 The god of this age has blinded the minds of unbelievers so that they cannot see the light of the gospel that displays the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.
Romans 10:14 (TLB) But how shall they ask him to save them unless they believe in him? And how can they believe in him if they have never heard about him? And how can they hear about him unless someone tells them?
Found People Find People.
Hebrews 12:2-3 Fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. Consider him who endured such opposition from sinners, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart.
John 19:30 When he had received the drink, Jesus said, “It is finished.” With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit.
Psalms 103:2-3 Praise the LORD, my soul, and forget not all his benefits who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases.
Jesus’ pain was our gain.
(Pic of whipping)
The whipping represents – your healing.
1 Peter 2:24 “He himself bore our sins” in his body on the cross, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; “by his wounds you have been healed.”
(Pic of thorns on Jesus’ head)
The thorns represent – your peace.
John 14:27 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.
(Pic of nails in His hands)
The nails represent – your cleansing.
Hebrews 8:12 For I will forgive their wickedness and will remember their sins no more.
(Pic of spear in the side)
The spear represents – your new heart.
2 Corinthians 5:17 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!
Romans 8:3, 32 (MSG) The law code, weakened as it always was by fractured human nature, could never have done that. The law always ended up being used as a Band-Aid on sin instead of a deep healing of it. If God didn’t hesitate to put everything on the line for us, embracing our condition and exposing himself to the worst by sending his own Son, is there anything else he wouldn’t gladly and freely do for us?
Your Healing The Thorns
Your Peace The Nails
Your Cleansing The Spears
Your New Heart
John 15:13 Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.
John 3:16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.